Applications now open for the next round of the ILN

Want to build your professional network and learn about librarianship around the world? Love the idea of professional travel but just don’t have the budget? The International Librarians Network (ILN) is for you. We are pleased to announce the next round of this popular program will commence in mid-August 2015. The ILN peer mentoring program […]

Guest post: a postcard from Olvera, Spain

Today’s guest post comes from ILN participant Remedios Palma. Remedios copied us on an email he sent to his partner that contained the most gorgeous photo of his town, so we asked him to tell us a bit about it. It has certainly fed our travel bug – anyone fancy a trip to Spain?! A […]

Postcard from San Francisco: #alaac15

The American Library Association’s Annual Conference has just started. Or at least, I think it has. There are so many preconferences that it’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment that the ‘real’ even starts – but the city is crawling with librarians, the exhibitions are open and I have a glass of wine in my […]

Have you been following #blogjune?

Many of us have had the experience of starting a blog, full of ideas to write about – only to find our time and energy dry up. To counteract this feeling, a few years ago, a handful of librarians in Australia decided to get together and start a daily blogging challenge for the month of […]

Round 2015A comes to an end

We have now come to the end of Round 2015 A of the International Librarians Network. We hope you have all enjoyed it as much as we have. We’ve already received so much wonderful feedback from our participants about the connections and opportunities they have created. Thank you to all of our participants in this […]

Check out our new video

We are excited to be launching our new video – a short introduction to the ILN. It aims to give a brief introduction to our program to promote it to librarians and information professionals around the world. We hope you like it and share it with all your friends and colleagues.  

Send us a ‘Postcard’ from your library

We want to know more about you and your libraries and workplaces. So we want you send us a ‘postcard’ from your library (or office) and share a little bit about your world with the rest of the world. To send in a postcard email us at with a photo (or two) and a paragraph of […]

ILN at ALA Annual #alaac15

Are you coming to the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in San Francisco? We’re really excited to announce that there will be two, count them, two ILN-related events at the conference! ILN Director Alyson Dalby will be speaking about how the ILN became the world’s largest librarian mentoring program. This presentation will be part of […]